Cap

French (Brittany)


Object Place: Brittany (Bigoudenn?), France

Dimensions

36 cm (14 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .36 opening around face

Accession Number

99.546

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made up of silver. White and orange braid, black velvet, spangles and glass beads, blue and white checked gingham, and white muslin. Yellow linen embroidered with white, gathered and plaited across the front.

Provenance

Bought in Quimper, Brittany.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike